Where in our daily lives do the greatests risks lurk? What we may perceive as dangerous may not be, at least statistically. The real dangers lie in everyday things and situations.
A newly launched report by the Gates Foundation tracks improvements in tackling health issues, such as malaria, AIDS and maternal and child mortality, that devastate many of the world's poorest countries.
Microplastics aren't just fouling the world's oceans - invisible plastic fibers are polluting drinking water tapped by millions of people. Where do these fibers come from, and how bad are they for human health?
The sun has emitted two huge solar flares - one of which was the biggest in more than a decade. While solar flares and winds don’t really pose a direct risk to human health, they could bring down communications.
The European court has said member states do not have the right to ban genetically modified crops without substantial evidence. Italy had prosecuted the farmer for cultivating GM corn, citing human health hazards.
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